How to Implement Agile Performance Management

By Martta Riihimäki
Agile HR,


During the previous weeks we have been talking about Agile Performance Management or, as we prefer to call it, Agile Performance Support. In our next two articles we take a closer look on implementing Agile Performance Support in your organisation.

When implementing a process such as Agile Performance Support, or moving from Performance Management towards a more agile method, it is important to use a quality change management approach. We have listed various key actions to take into account before, during and after the process.

Set Powerful Goals, or Know Your Targets

Reaching your goals in an effective and efficient manner is only possible when you have a clear-cut idea of where it is you want to go. Before you start the process, define the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for your organisation when implementing Agile Performance Support.

Prepare and Focus on Personnel Development

We have been discussing recently various aspects of Agile Performance Management. Decide which of these aspects can help you reach your goals. But instead of choosing every single one of them, it might be wise to discuss the most suitable options with your stakeholders.

When you have made a list, decide which team leaders and employees have the competence to implement these aspects. Make your choice based on accurate data; the right HR system can provide you with all the information you need.

Focus on personnel development: How can you best support managers and employees to optimally perform? Which type of coaching and just-in-time learning will boost their development and keep them motivated in the future?

Ensure Efficient Employee Records Management

Now it is time to consult your HR system again, and browse through your employee records and HR metrics. Try making a list of the various stakeholders across teams and levels in your organisation.

Ask yourself, how to get all parties motivated and find the right role for them in the implementation process? For a successful implementation, all key players – managers and employees alike – need to share a similar vision and work towards the same goals.

In the next article, we will continue our step-by-step journey. In the meantime, you can check out our previous articles on Agile Performance Management.

Did we spark your interest in Agile Performance Support? Our Agile HR System can help you reach your goals in the most efficient way. Do not hesitate to get in touch with Martta Riihimäki: [email protected]

Did we spark your interest in Agile Performance Support? Our Agile HR Software can help you reach your goals in the most efficient way. Do not hesitate to get in touch.


Martta Riihimäki
Sales Director, Nordics

Our Nordics Sales Director Martta has a burning desire to find the best possible HR solutions that help customers grow and stay up-to-date with all the latest agile HR and strategic business developments.

Martta Riihimäki

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